Dear Family, I Used to Dread Holiday Celebrations

An Essay and Poem about our Complicated, Dysfunctional, and Amazing Families

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

It’s the holiday season, the time of year when kids get off of school for winter break and when we go home or we open up our home to spend time with our Dear Family, and friends. Some of us look forward to these festive family gatherings, potentially planning matching pajamas to wake up in on Christmas…